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The Art of Abstinence

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

I’ve got some reading to do. Last night, I promised myself that I wouldn’t buy anymore books this year. I’ve amassed an incredible reading stack this summer,with barely enough time to get through a page. I’ve made a small dent in these piles, but it’s enough to keep me busy through the remainder of 2014. […]

Cat Collecting, Because Hoarding is Such a Harsh Word

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

I’ve got a new fella in my life, and he is the happiest little rabbit you’ll ever meet. George Orwell came to live with us just about two months ago, and he’s become the center of attention of our little home. It’s actually completely impossible to ignore him! This new friend is endless bounds of […]

it’s all in the details

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

It’s the little bits that make the whole, and the random pieces that make a home. Unsurprisingly, there are plastic and vintage cameras all over my house. There are also glass jars in various shapes and sizes scattered throughout the kitchen, perhaps dozens of them. Skulls from Melrose, candles from the Quarter, and guitar picks […]

Strawberry Season

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

There is something so incredible about Louisiana strawberries that I can’t get enough of them. A few days ago, I made some iced green tea, and after convincing myself that it didn’t look like a jar out of Howard Hughe’s home collection, I realized it wasn’t as satisfying as I wanted it to be. It […]

Pina Colada Pops

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Last week, I tried my hand at making homemade Popsicles! I ordered a set of molds off of Amazon and set to work. In a blender, I mixed up a banana, a can of cream of coconut, and a can of crushed pineapple in its juice. I had a TON of mix left over after […]

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